| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Have you noticed?
Late in this NFL season, a sophomoric sense of humor seems to be creeping into the staid, conservative league. Consider:
•The fun began with St. Louis Coach Jeff Fisher last Sunday during the coin toss preceding the Rams' game...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:59 PM
7:40 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Crystal Palace at Manchester City.--NBCSN
9:55 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United vs. Aston Villa.--NBCSN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Emmitt Holt scored a season-high 15 points and fellow freshman James Blackmon added 13 and five rebounds as the Hoosiers bear the visiting Panthers 81-69 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Holt made all six of his shots in the third game of his career and...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The ACC failed to win its annual Challenge with the Big Ten for the sixth consecutive year, but led by undefeated Duke, Virginia, Louisville and Miami, there’s much to like about a conference that clearly underperformed last season.
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Big day in the NFL, especially in Philadelphia.
Here are the point spreads (home team in CAPS):
FAVORITE SPREAD UNDERDOG OVER/UNDER
MIAMI 3 Baltimore 46
CINCINNATI 3 ...
| Dec 9, 2014
Anthony Gonzalez got one of his Christmas wishes.
He and his Pitt Panthers are going bowling in a new locale.
Pitt (6-6) accepted an invitation to play Houston (7-5) in the Armed Forces Bowl at noon on Jan. 2 in Fort Worth, Texas. The game will be...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:12 PM
In football it is essential to know the down and the distance of every situation.
That way everyone is clear about the challenge, and understands the journey, and adversity they potentially face.
The same approach should apply to the NFL teams...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Eight first-time nominees were among 26 semifinalists announced Tuesday as candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015.
The list will be pared to 15 modern-era candidates on Jan. 8 and the enshrinees will be selected on Jan. 31 in...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Of all the gaudy statistics that the UConn women's basketball program has compiled since the age of enlightenment tipped off — the 1991 Final Four — I have a personal favorite. And it's not often I get to play with it.
I say play because...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:17 PM
New Hampshire and Villanova, both featuring several local players, survived strong challenges in rivalry games last Saturday to secure first-round byes in the upcoming Division I FCS playoffs.
The Wildcats (10-1) won the Colonial Athletic Association...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 9:47 PM
MIAMI GARDENS — When the month started, Miami looked like a team on the rise.
The Hurricanes had won three straight. Their defense had seemingly improved and behind the stellar play of offensive stars like Duke Johnson, Brad Kaaya, Phillip Dorsett...